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Exemptions and Guidance

Part 115, Solid Waste Management, of the Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Act, 1994, PA 451 as amended, allows the Director to designate waste materials as inert, compostable, low-hazard industrial waste, site/source separated, or appropriate for land application under an Agricultural Use Approval. This page contains a number of generic exemptions that were developed by the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) in addition to some guidance documents related to solid waste issues.

Abrasive Blasting Guidance

Agricultural Use Approval

Backyard Composting Information

Biofuel Residues and Waste FAQs

Concrete Grinding Slurry Exemption

Dredging Documents

Drywall Recycling Locations (Updated 10/23/2014)

Ethanol Exemption

Fish Waste Exemption

Household Hazardous Waste Programs

Lead Painted Debris Designation of Inertness

Manure, Paunch, and Pen Waste Exemption

On-Farm Anaerobic Digestion

Designation of Exemption for Road Killed Deer

Scrap Wood Recycling Locations

Tire Material Designation of Inertness